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From Johannes Kienzle <jkien...@salesforce.com>
Subject Re: [POLL] Minimal JRE level as of HttpClient 4.4
Date Mon, 16 Sep 2013 18:30:29 GMT
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[ ] keep Java 1.5 compatibility: no good reason to upgrade.
[ ] upgrade to Java 1.6: one step at a time.
[X] upgrade to Java 1.7: new features are more important.
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On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 1:19 PM, Erik Pilz <erik@pilzner.com> wrote:

> -------------------
> [ ] keep Java 1.5 compatibility: no good reason to upgrade.
> [ ] upgrade to Java 1.6: one step at a time.
> [X] upgrade to Java 1.7: new features are more important.
> -------------------
>
>
> On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 5:02 AM, Oleg Kalnichevski <olegk@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
> > Folks,
> >
> > Java 1.5 compatibility has become increasing difficult to maintain and
> > increasing pointless on top of that. We, as a project, have been
> > thinking about upgrading minimal JRE level requirement for the
> > HttpClient 4.4 branch to something newer. While Java 1.6 might be a
> > reasonable and a conservative choice in terms of stability and adoption,
> > it actually brings little in terms of new features we could make use of
> > in HttpClient. Besides, Java 1.6 is officially end of life. So, we might
> > as well consider upgrading to Java 1.7 which would give us NIO2, full
> > support for 'try with resources', and probably some other features.
> >
> > Please let us know what you think and respond to this poll.
> >
> > All users of HttpClient are encouraged to participate. Every vote will
> > count.
> >
> > -------------------
> > [ ] keep Java 1.5 compatibility: no good reason to upgrade.
> > [ ] upgrade to Java 1.6: one step at a time.
> > [ ] upgrade to Java 1.7: new features are more important.
> > -------------------
> >
> >
> >
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> >
>

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